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BikeBlog Round Up-week of 1/26/09

Whats happening in the world of bike blogs:

NYC: Cyclehawk.com Squid’s messenger company and blog, alerted us that there is an alleycat for the New York Bike Messenger Fund February 13th–Friday the 13th!! and artist Greg Ugalde submits this artwork for 2009 North American Cycle Courier Championships in Boston: Meanwhile Diablo’s making his own [...]

Looking for Racers for Monster Track

NYC’s premiere alleycat race will be 10 years old in February. Monster Track. Fixed gears only…no brakes. Looking for people who plan on racing this year, for the first time. Maybe even your first alleycat.

Also looking for people who might be coming from out of town.

I’m writing an article about this race [...]

Bicycle News Round Up-week of 1/26/09

Here are some bicycle news stories from around the world.

To Guatemala: Engineering Students bring bicycle powered washing machines to a small Guatemalan community. The article from the Lantern (Ohio State University Paper) for more info check out: mayapedal.org

or watch this video: ————————————————— On the 24th of January, London had its first [...]

Bike Gadgets

Here are a couple of gadgets I spyed over at bikehacks.com, your online resource for new bike innovations.

Check out the newest in bar ends:

Picture by: geekologie.com

These little guys have created quite a stir. Two Philiadelphia art school designers, Matt Braun and Jared Delorenzo sell these bar end plugs as [...]

Help Bikeblognyc’s circulation.

Hello loyal readers and occasional voyeurs. I would love to increase my circulation and one way to achieve this would be to get added to the NYTimes CityRoom Blog’s Blogroll. (right side column) Ah, yes, the blog of the paper of such prestige.

They have linked several of my postings. Most recently this video [...]

Stimulate the bike!

Not to be left out of all of us bikebloggers, blogging about the same thing…I wanted to post this about a worthy website.

Andy in Ithaca, NY has started stimulusbike.typepad.com Whats this you ask? Another bike porn website…dirty minds. Its more about gathering like-minded bike enthusiasts and green conscious people not to use the [...]

Hey NYC, check out SLC.

Think you got it cold in the NYC? Check out bike winter in Salt Lake City, Utah. bike winter from Dada Factory on Vimeo.

Roller Race and Auction for Recycle-a-Bicycle

Jan 27: Roller Race and Auction!

Race on the famous Bike Works Barelli Competition Rollers, watch spills and 200rpm sprints! Join us at Galapagos DUMBO for a roller race and auction to benefit Recycle-A-Bicycle with guest NYC DoT Commissioner Jeanette Sadik-Khan.

Tuesday, January 27 at 6:30 p.m. Galapagos Art Space (directions) 16 Main Street, [...]

LA magazine has huge spread on bike culture.

Matthew Segal has recently written a massive article on the thriving bicycle culture in Los Angeles for LA magazine:

“Perhaps the most hallowed crossroads in Los Angeles bike culture is the intersection of Melrose Avenue and Heliotrope Drive. That’s where you’ll find the Bicycle Kitchen, a tiny storefront with screwdrivers and wrenches adorning [...]

Stolen bike website

What happened to these people? They were all shocked to find out Lance Armstrong is racing again? They are new contestants on Real World-Brooklyn? They were all knocked down by chinese food delivery riders on the sidewalk? Nope…they all had bicycles stolen. Following along with what I’m trying to do with my stolen bikes [...]